How to: Linux configure fingerprint reader

in Categories CentOS, Gentoo Linux, Hardware, Howto, Linux, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Suse Linux, Troubleshooting, UNIX last updated November 16, 2007

Recently I was looking information about getting the integrated fingerprint reader to work under Linux. I found this site. It describes the process of getting the integrated fingerprint reader to work under Linux, using bioapi and binary-only drivers. It is based on experiences in Ubuntu on a IBM Thinkpad T43. The same works on Fedora Core 4 and 5, RHEL4, SuSE 9.3, SuSE 10, and Gentoo.

=> How to enable the fingerprint reader

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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  1. sir / madam,
    we have linux finger print reader system. but unfortunately the software has get corrupted. now, we are in position to reinstall the software, for further use. kindly send the information about the dealers of the above. and where i can get the software through online. is there any free updates are available

    thank you,

  2. I have linux finger print machine but i don’t have any software or any detail to connect it through internet to my computer so kindly guide me or send me some software detail or some link so i can use your finger machine for my staff attendance.

    Thank you

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